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With s/y Veritas on leg 10-11 in Caribbean, Mid-America and upper South America and then towards Europe from St. Maarten, Azores, North West France, English Canal, North France, North West Germany through Kieler Canal to Denmark. Look below for details of the route for the different legs. Weather and time decides the final route.




Follow Johns blog på: john.schlage.me


See Veritas from December 2019 on Youtube search: SY Veritas


and http://www.backpackerplanet.dk/vil-du-vaere-gast-paa-langtursbaad-her-er-en-mulighed/


Follow s/y Veritas on https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/SYVeritas


and Youtube: Miss Boat Face. (Lines videoes)


and Facebook: On Board s/y Veritas 2016 - 20







Write a book, your philosophies or poems. Produce a video or a picture collection. Be a painter, look at moons and stars in the night, sunrise and sunsets, dive, fish, visit many harbours and cities or be creative as you like - at the same time as we sail to our destination.


The Journey with s/y Veritas starts from Split 2016 and ends in Denmark beginning of July 2022.


The basic contribution as crew for the berth and the journey will be the amount of Danish Crowns DKr. 230,00 (approx 30 Euro) per. day per person. Furthermore your share of provisions (food, water) and supplies is approx. Danish Crowns. DKr. 2000-2500 (for food, fuel and beverages etc.)


The vessel is 50 feet Bavaria cruiser with 10 berths 5 cabins, 3 bathrooms with toilet and shower, stern shower, large galley as well as cockpit on upper deck. 3 cabins are double berths and 2 cabin are with bunk berths all with small fans. The Vessel is with modern Raymarine security and navigation equipment, extra sails, newer standing and running rig (New Radar Q24C, 2 plotters/sonar c125 and Dragonfly 7 pro, 2 VHF, 2 GPS, AIS, 2 Satellite telephones Iridium Go, sometimes free SMS and email exchange and free phone calls, Echo sounder, Auto-pilot, watermaker, etc. The vessel is very safe and automatic. The vessel has a large Volvo Penta engine TMD 22, 78 HP and is in generel well equiped. Among security equipment there is a ocean safety rafts for 10-12 persons plus a rubber dinghy with 2 outbound engines, fire/gas/Co2 alarms, aut. fire extinguisher and Epir, MOB. (see below for our basic equipment list).


Project leader and one of the Skippers



It will be possible to make tours on land. During the journey it will be possible to visit smaller and larger harbours and islands and to take a hike around when its possible. It is not possible to predict accurate where we will go ashore and anchor, but it will be a part of the journey to harbours as often as it is possible. There will also be some night sailings.


Around the world with s/y Veritas:


s/y Veritas forthcoming tentative voyages:



Leg 10,11 and with s/y Veritas from 1st. Juli 2021 to mid July 2022:



Leg 10: Mid and South Caribbean, Start approx. 1.st Juli 2021 to 31th. Of January 2022:




Mid og southernmost Caribbean/Mid-America and South-America: Start 1st. Juli 2021 on Grenada, then south towards trinidad & Tobago, ABC islands, Colombia,and to Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and back same way to Trinidad and Grenada.






Leg 11. South Caribbean, Mid-Caribbean and towards Denmark: Start 1st. Of January 2022 on Grenada then towards all the islands on the way to US Virgins, British Virgins, and St. Maartens, Azors and and North West France, English Canal, North France, North West Germany through Kieler Canal towards Denmark arriving approx 15th. Of Juli 2022.





The route and sailing area is planned and chosen with due regards and concern about weather patterns. Write to my mail for further info.



Welcome onboard


Want to be crew:


Contact: veritasgast@gaster-skipper.dk, for more info.


Fair winds - Peter Petersen, Copenhagen, Denmark




Further Terms and Crew Information look at the site: "Terms and practical information"


Equipment list:

Sailing yacht: Bavaria 50 Cruiser "s/y Veritas"


>General information


  • length 50 feet, 14.98 m (LOA 15,43)
  • width o.a. 4.55
  • draught 2,30
  • built 2002 and 2004
  • engine: Volvo Penta TMD 22, 78 HP
  • sailsurface 113,00 m2 on new standing rig
  • displacement 13500 kg
  • 10 berths in 5 cabins
  • fuel tank: 270 l
  • air draught: 2.80 m
  • 3 bathrooms with shower and WC
  • fresh water tank: 730 l
  • bowthruster
  • warm air heating
  • water heater
  • 1 waste tank for toilets




  • furling mainsail
  • furling genoa
  • whisker boom
  •  2 extra furling sails for main and genoa


>Deck equipment


  • electric windlass
  • 8 fenders
  • sprayhood
  • bow anchor & 50m chain
  • 3 winsch handles
  • biminitop
  • 2nd anchor & chain & rope
  • boathooks
  • boarding ladder
  • inflatable dinghy & oars & bellows
  • water hose
  • 230 V shore power connection
  • outbordmotor Suzuki 2.5 hp
  • bucket & boat brush
  • cockpit table with icebox
  • 6 mooring lines
  • deck shower
  • cockpit light
  • 50 m floating line
  • gangway
  • cockpit speaker
  • 1 spherical fender
  • cockpit cushions


>Navigation equipment


  • new Raymarine autopilot S3G ACU400 2016 model
  • new marine VHF radio
  • Raymarine AIS
  • 2 satellite phones, Iridium Go, Inmarsat2phone
  • hand bearing compass
  • new Raymarine echosounder I50
  • stereo radio/CD-player
  • nautical squares & dividers
  • new Raymarine log/speedometer/temp I50
  • baro-/hygro-/thermometer
  • harbor handbooks all pilotbooks, sailor library
  • new Raymarine wind gauge I50
  • ships clock
  • list of lights
  • new GPS & and plotter Raymarine e125 plus Dragonfly 5 pro fishfinder/plotter
  • binocular
  • list of maritime radio stations
  • new radar Raymarine quantum q24c wifi
  • sw-receiver Target HF3
  • nautical charts navionics worldwide
  • new handheld GPS and new handheld VHF
  • set of flags


>Safety equipment


  • 2 liferafts ocean and costal in containers
  • 4 fire extinguisher plus automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • man overboard light
  • 1 horseshoe life ring
  • foghorn
  • emergency tiller
  • 2 extra lifejackets
  • first aid kit
  • distress flares
  • 2 extra lifelines
  • 1 bosun chairs
  • boxes with spareparts
  • new Epirb



    • gas stove with oven
    • 12 plates
    • strainer
    • electric Refrigerator
    • 12 bowls
    • coffee strainer
    • electric water pressure system
    • 12 cups
    • tin opener
    • frying pan
    • 12 glasses
    • cork screw
    • cooking pot
    • 12 sets of cutlery
    • ladle & wooden spoons
    • 2 casseroles
    • kettle
    • bread and kitchen knives
    • 3 salad bowls
    • 2 vacuum jugs
    • garlic press
    • gas lighter


    >Other equipment


    • 1 starter battery
    • 2 gas cylinders
    • blankets & covers
    • 1 set of extra service batteries plus 4 new usage batteries
    • jerrycan with fuel for outboard-motor
    • pillows & covers
    • battery charger
    • fuel funnel
    • sheets
    • cable coil & 2 adapters
    • snorkeling stuff
    • dress-hangers
    • electric automatic bilge pumps
    • toolbox
    • toilet brushs
    • manual bilge pump & lever
    • torch light & portable searchlight and pan lights
    • dust pan & hand brush
    • 230 V inverter 1600 W plus Solar panels and a Windpower unit



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